“Let concealment, like a worm in the bud, feed on her damask cheek”, so says Viola in Shakespeare’s play Twelfth Night. That’s all very well, but what about a worm in the eye? You think I’m joking, you think that this is the beginning of some kind of horror fiction? Well, I can assure you, I’m not and this is no fiction. Don’t take my word for it. Just ask 75-year-old P K Krishnamurthy, an Indian man who had a five-inch live worm removed from his eye last week.
This particular medical horror story comes from Mumbai in India. Two weeks ago Mr Krishnamurthy started to feel discomfort... Read More
Today, I was sent out on a report. A drug sighting. The police were given the information however the person was giving over the details so it was on the drug hunt we went.
I was meeting someone at the carpark, at the start of the drug run. It wasn't until we had travelled a couple of blocks around in cycles. So that they hadn't seen us that I noticed that the information was correct. I had hit the jackpot. Yet it had just been an hour and traffic was busy.
Switch the phone on and away they went. When you think this is happening all over the world it is frightening. That... Read More
With the techniques Mindfulness and Manifesting we are tuning our body. You are putting your body first maybe for the first time in a long time. I found for myself Mindfulness was putting a positive spin on my life. I was extremely sick at the time, I would lay in bed and think of yellow. I would wash my body pushing all the toxins out of my body every time I shut my eyes. I was having medicine however the sickness was winning. I had to put my positive mind into helping the medicine worked.
I didn't know it was a mindfulness technique at the time. I looked at all the colours within... Read More
As the weather heats up, everyone is daydreaming about summer fun. Children are counting down the days until summer. Adults are planning trips to the pool, beach and campsites. All of these activities can be a recipe for fun. They can also be a recipe for disaster.
There are as many potential hazards as there are opportunities to create happy memories. But most of the unpleasantness can be avoided. Sunburns, dehydration/heat stroke and water-related accidents do not have to mar your summer. Here are a few tips that can keep the summer from being a bummer or worse, a tragedy.
Sunburns... Read More
Ask any American woman what the number one disease killer among women today, more then likely their response would be “breast cancer”. After all it’s what we’ve heard over and over for at least a couple of decades. Most women go as far as giving you statistics as it been said that 2 out of 8 women today will develop breast cancer at some point of their lives. Facts are that breast cancer takes 40,000 women to their death yearly. We fear this disease the most mainly because of the publicity campaigns as millions of dollars have been spent to focus our attention on this deadly disease.... Read More
I always like to say, “I work with everyday people with everyday problems.” If you relate to this description, you may be someone who is trying to recover from a painful separation; You may fear your marriage is not as great as you expected it would be; You might have an out-of-control teenager at home who is driving you crazy; You might be a new parent who isn’t doing so great with your first baby; or You might be worried because your young child/teenager is not fitting in at school – your child may stand out and everyone keeps telling you that they will grow out of it.
Humm – these... Read More
Cannabis and you won't get high? What's the point? The answer to question one is yes and you can thank scientists from Israel for cultivating marijuana that will not get you stoned. The answer to question to is that this "new form" of marijuana provides you with all the health benefits though without you experiencing the effect of "getting you stoned" reports AFP.
"The new cannabis looks, smells and even tastes the same, but does not induce any of the feelings normally associated with smoking marijuana that are brought on by the substance THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol."
The... Read More
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therin lies the problem...cost few can afford.
bit of a stretch bud? :>)
thanks Barb, we are a strange race indeed. Without exception my friend everything food wise on this planet seems linked of late; smacks of money grasp. For instance a guy and his missus found some damn cacti out the bush that does every damn thing but...